Crash Team Rumble Preview: Release Date, Gameplay, Trailer

Not your typical Crash game! Crash Team Rumble is a 4v4 team-based online multiplayer game featuring your favorite Crash Bandicoot characters. The release date has recently been revealed, and users who pre-order the game will get access to a closed beta test run that goes from April 20th to the 24th.

Developed by Toys for Bob and Activision, Crash Team Rumble is scheduled for a June 20, 2023 launch on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and both Xbox Series S/X consoles.

This party genre game puts two teams against each other to see who can gather the most Wumpa Fruit, and of course they can each sabotage the other team’s efforts to obstruct their progress.

Beta Test Details

Anyone who pre-orders the game will get access to a closed beta run on April 20-24. It’s a major perk of pre-ordering games these days, so take advantage of the offer if you want to play it first!

There are two versions available for purchase, one being the Standard Edition for $29.99, which includes a Premium Battle Pass for the first season. The other version, the Deluxe Edition, is $39.99 and includes the standard content, plus a bunch more.

The Deluxe Edition provides users with a Premium Battle Pass for the first and second season, while also offering a Digital Proto Pack (includes “Blocky” skins + equippable items), and a 25-tier instant unlock for the first season.

Playable Maps and Characters (Beta Run)

For those of you who pre-order, the closed beta test run will allow you to play with some of the characters and only 3 of the maps. It’s not the full game, but it will definitely give you a good preview of the gameplay and allow you to experience the game early.

Characters: Crash, Coco, Dingodile, Neo Cortex, Tawna.

Official Trailer

Gameplay and Game Features

This team-based game pits four players against four in a thrilling online battle arena where you must work together to outscore the other team. But it’s not just about collecting as much fruit as possible; you also have to defend your opponent’s drop-off zone while protecting your own. It’s an all-out brawl that requires strategy, skill, and teamwork!

Each playable character has unique skills and abilities that make them invaluable in the fight for victory. From the defensive “Blockers” to the offensive “Scorers,” each role is essential to the success of your team. With cross-platform play, you can join forces with players from all over the world to dominate the competition.


Is Crash Team Rumble coming to PC/Steam?

No. As of now, Crash Team Rumble is only set for a release on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S/X consoles.

How do I get access to the beta version?

To play early, during the closed beta run on April 20-24, you must pre-order the game.

Can PlayStation users play Crash Team Rumble with Xbox users?

Absolutely! Crash Team Rumble is a cross-platform multiplayer game, so you can play with your friends even if you have different consoles.

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